Jumpstart Pakistan is a one-of-its-own kind initiative to provide a platform for young entrepreneurs to bring in new ideas to solve prevailing social problems. This unique start-up is dedicated to promoting young enthusiastic change-makers of Pakistan who intend to solve the problems encountered by the society and the competition LIFT Pakistan is another step towards this goal. Jumpstart Pakistan was formed in 2014 and since then it has conducted three mage events to promote start-up culture and to facilitate young entrepreneurs by providing the platform to pitch the ideas to the investors and to mentor them to grow their businesses.
This year Jumpstart Pakistan is organizing a week-long event at a massive level across Pakistan from 11th-16th November. This event is full of opportunities not only for the participants but for the attendees as well as the volunteers to learn from the experts and mentors. This article is intended to give an insight into the event and what has it packed for the youth of Pakistan.
LIFT Pakistan – The Ultimate Conference Focusing On Entrepreneurship
LIFT (Learning Innovation Funding Technology) Pakistan is a unique six-day long event to be held in twin cities (Rawalpindi & Islamabad) from 11th till 16th November with a participation of around 500 startups and around 1500 delegates from across the world. This is not just a start-up competition rather it is going to be a conference with “Entrepreneurship” as the main theme. LIFT Pakistan event will comprise multiple workshops, seminars as well as interactive sessions.
The conference also got Boot camps in various academic institutions and universities of twin cities to promote entrepreneurship among students and to harness their problem-solving abilities to make Pakistan a better country. Lift Pakistan event is a learning experience for students interested in launching start-ups, investors, trainers, national and semi-government incubators as well as Government bodies to collaborate.
Here is a brief overview of what’s going to happen during the next eventful week in Islamabad and Rawalpindi.
- First three days comprise of workshops, sessions, and start-up pitches in twin cities in 15 different designated venues.
- The main conference is going to be held on 14th and 15th November at Convention Center. In addition to the conference, Top 20 pitches will be done along with university expo and parallel conferences on various topics including cybersecurity, the blockchain, and Ed-tech topics.
- 16th November is going to be the conference concluding day where Think Tank meeting is going to be held.
Winning Prize Of 1 Million PKR!
The winning start-up will get a cash prize along with a golden opportunity to learn from the mentors as well as meeting with potential investors. The cash prize for the winning startup is 1 Million PKR. Not only this, the winners will get an opportunity to visit Silicon Valley, EU, Malaysia, China, and Singapore.
The date has recently been extended to 11th November. Well, such platforms in Pakistan are re-defining the concept of digitalization and socialization by giving a recognized platform to the youth to come forward to pitch their ideas to change the world.